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City: Palmer, IL (4.63%)
County: Christian County, IL

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 424
Zip code population in 2010: 422
Zip code population in 2000: 418




Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 62556

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Houses and condos: 208
Renter-occupied apartments: 6
% of renters here:

4%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 62556: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 21.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

2.5% ($1,775)
Illinois:

2.1% ($3,813)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,990 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $640 (1.0%)

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Males: 224  (52.8%)
Females: 200  (47.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 62556:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 62556:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

Zip code 62556 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $70,200
62556:

$70,200
Illinois:

$178,500



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 62556 zip code as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 62556 to the number of sex offenders is 307 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.4 years
Illinois median age:

36.8 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 62556, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,146 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,146
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $26,575 (reported on 87.4% of returns)
Here:

$26,575
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.1% for AGIs below $10k, 69.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $724 (reported on 43.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$724
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $441 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$441
State:

$4,306

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,095 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

+$1,095
State:

+$17,321

Profit/loss from business: +$5,080 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,080
State:

+$11,771

Profit/loss from farming: +$6,438 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,438
State:

+$2,327

Total itemized deductions: $14,594 (23% of AGI, reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,594
State:

$20,239

Here:

23.0% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,294 (2% of AGI, reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,294
State:

$3,719

Here:

1.8% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI

Total tax: $3,607 (reported on 75.4% of returns)
62556:

$3,607
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,529 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,529
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 78.4%
Here:

78%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 64.1% for AGIs below $10k, 86.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$34,650
Illinois:

$53,234

Palmer, IL (62556) map

Nearest zip codes: 62546, 62540, 62568, 62517, 62570, 62555.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.6%
Illinois:

51.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

16.6%
Illinois:

5.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 5.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 159


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 98 (50 now married, 48 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 62556 with a mortgage: 58 (3 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 61

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,120
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $353

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

9.2%
Whole state:

15.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

5.9%
Whole state:

8.1%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2


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Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages:

Cemeteries: Anderson Cemetery (1), Brush Creek Cemetery (2), Palmer Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2
  • 2000 to 2004: 24
  • 1990 to 1999: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 10
  • 1970 to 1979: 14
  • 1960 to 1969: 23
  • 1950 to 1959: 2
  • 1940 to 1949: 27
  • 1939 or earlier: 97


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Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 62556
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 48
  • 3 bedrooms: 81
  • 4 bedrooms: 27
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 2
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 62556 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 58
  • 2 vehicles: 46
  • 3 vehicles: 43
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5+ vehicles: 2
  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 2
  • 2 vehicles: 2
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 62556 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 62556 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 62556:

  • Less than $10,000: 7
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 5
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 3
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 25
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 36
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 23
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 4
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 8
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 30
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 9
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 3
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 5

 



62556 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 62556:

  • $200 to $249: 2
  • $250 to $299: 4
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $288.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $75,876
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $31,856
  • Two or more races householders: $21,199
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $37,648

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $70,200
62556:

$70,200
Illinois:

$178,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,300 - $130,200

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $97,145
Here:

$97,145
State:

$232,248

Mobile homes: $35,114
Here:

$35,114
State:

$56,501

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 179
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • Mobile homes: 27

Unemployment: 4.8%
62556 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 132 (61%)
  • Carpooled: 46 (21%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (3%)
  • Walked: 3 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 30 (14%)
 

62556 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 11
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 23
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 57
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 13
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 10
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 23
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 18
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 18
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 424
  • In family households: 342 (57 male householders, 58 female householders)
    90 spouses, 126 children (106 natural, 5 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 2 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 82 (26 male householders (14 living alone)), 28 female householders (13 living alone)), 28 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 56 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 27 1-person, 27 2-persons

64 married couples with children.
16 single-parent households (14 men, 2 women).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
This zip code:

0.0%
Whole state:

14.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Canada (86%)
  • Ireland (14%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 1
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 2
  • Before 1980: 3

Races in zip code 62556:

White population: 418
Black population: 0
American Indian population: 0
Asian population: 1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 2
Hispanic or Latino population: 1

Most common first ancestries reported in 62556 (%):



  • German (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Other groups (2%)
  • Irish (1%)


Zip code 62556 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ASSUMPTION COOP GRAIN CO (1011 RAILROAD ST in PALMER, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
  • MIDWEST STEEL & ALLOY CO (PO BOX in PALMER, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS


Zip code 62556 marital status for males
Zip code 62556 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 13.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Population in 1990: 689. Population change in the 1990s: -271 (-39.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 379
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 12
  • West: 2

75% of the 62556 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

88% of the 62556 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

27.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 78,125
  • Production occupations: 63,125
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 55,341
  • Management occupations: 30,238
  • Material moving occupations: 30,000
  • Transportation occupations: 21,250

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Siding Contractors (1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)






Most common first names in zip code 62556 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William668.8 years
John567.4 years
Mary577.6 years
James477.5 years
Edna368.7 years
George376.0 years
Joseph369.0 years
Raymond365.0 years
Earl279.0 years
Albert282.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 62556 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sheedy675.2 years
Durbin579.2 years
Dowdy485.5 years
Mckinney480.2 years
Stockon466.8 years
Hayes480.5 years
Miller462.7 years
Christian361.7 years
Hill379.4 years
Johnson388.0 years


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